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Racing Update: Double Top-Six Lockout in IRRC, Plus USA, RSA, AUS Races

Racing Update: Double Top-Six Lockout in IRRC, Plus USA, RSA, AUS Races

BMW S1000RR racers celebrated a double top-six lockout at the penultimate round of the 2017 International Road Racing Championship (IRRC). Marek Červený (CZE) won both races, with Sébastien Le Grelle (BEL), Didier Grams (GER) and Petr Bičiště (CZE) claiming podium positions. In the South African Motorcycle Road Racing Championship (RSA SBK), David McFadden (RSA) raced… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Championship Titles for BMW Racers Szoke (CSBK) and Reiterberger (IDM)

Racing Update: Championship Titles for BMW Racers Szoke (CSBK) and Reiterberger (IDM)

The BMW Motorrad Motorsport community can celebrate its first two titles of the 2017 season: last weekend, Markus Reiterberger (GER) and Jordan Szoke (CAN) were crowned champions in the International German Championship (IDM) and the Canadian Superbike Championship (CSBK), respectively. In the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK), the home round for BMW was held… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2017 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2017 Issue Now Out!

The Fall issue takes off like a rocket with the first test of BMW’s stunning new carbon-fiber masterpiece, the HP4 Race. Offered at a staggering $78,000 in the US, the 215-horsepower “Carbonator” weighs in at just 378 pounds—that’s 79 pounds lighter than the S1000RR! With a limited edition run of only 750, this pure racer… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Double Wins in Germany and Malaysia. Also EWC, AARR and CIV Success

Racing Update: Double Wins in Germany and Malaysia. Also EWC, AARR and CIV Success

It was an action-packed and successful weekend for members of the worldwide BMW Motorrad Motorsport family. In Japan, they tackled the famous “Suzuka 8 Hours,” the final round of the FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC). The International German Championship (IDM) met at Schleiz (GER), where Markus Reiterberger (GER) continued to dominate with another double win.… Continue Reading »

BMW Digital Cockpit/Smartphone Connectivity USA Pricing. New S1000XR Color Package

BMW Digital Cockpit/Smartphone Connectivity USA Pricing. New S1000XR Color Package

BMW Motorrad USA has announced pricing for Connectivity, the optional 6.5-inch digital cockpit display that replaced the standard analog gauges. Initially, this option will be available only on the R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure starting in September 2017 for $600. This includes the on-board computer option that normally costs $150. If you’re ordering a bike with… Continue Reading »

BMW C evolution Electric Scooter Coming to California

BMW C evolution Electric Scooter Coming to California

BMW Motorrad USA will finally bring the C evolution electric scooter to the states. Initially only available in California as a pilot program, availability may be extended to other states if there’s interest in the “urban mobility” electric two-wheeler. The US MSRP for the long-range version of the C evolution, which has a range of… Continue Reading »

BMW HP4 Race Gets USA Price: $78,000!

BMW HP4 Race Gets USA Price: $78,000!

BMW Motorrad USA has announced an MSRP of $78,000 for the carbon-fiber, 2018 BMW HP4 Race that is expected to arrive this Fall. The racing bike features a carbon fiber frame, wheels and trim panels helping it achieve a wet weight of just 377 lbs. In addition, the motorcycle is filled with upgraded race spec… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Wins at IRRC, Podiums at BSB

Racing Update: Wins at IRRC, Podiums at BSB

BMW S1000RR riders picked up two wins and a total of six podiums in two races at the International Road Racing Championship’s (IRRC) third round held in Chimay (BEL) last weekend. In the British Superbike Championship Superbike class (BSB SBK), Christian Iddon (GBR) had a successful comeback after his injury, racing to the podium at… Continue Reading »